Requirements for panel proposal

  • Panel proposals should be in adherence to the¬†conference theme.
  • Panels should have two co-convenors (panel organisers) from different institutions.
  • At least one of the convenors should attend face-to-face.
  • At least one of the convenors must have a PhD degree.
  • Each participant is permitted to convene once, present a paper once, be a discussant once, be a chair once. (N.B. Roundtable participants are considered discussants.) Hence a convenor may opt to present in their own panel or someone else’s (or not at all).
  • AEGIS CRG panels should be submitted by respective network convenors. The network name must be appended to the title of the proposed panel [in square brackets].
  • Panel submissions from colleagues from Africa or from the African and Afropean diaspora are specifically encouraged.
  • All attendants, including panel convenors, paper presenters, discussants, chairs, and listeners are required to register and pay to attend in advance. Payment is mandatory only after acceptance of your proposal.

The process

  • All proposals must be made via this online form
  • Please include the panel title, a short description (max. 300 characters) and an abstract (max. 250 words).
  • If already known, please add your chair and discussants.
  • An automatically generated confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address of all convenors. If you do not receive it within an hour, first please check your spam folder and then contact us at e-mail address¬†
  • If changes need to be made to your submitted panel proposal, please contact us at the e-mail address above at any time before the deadline. Please do not submit the panel proposal more than once.